Central Banking

Fed unveils new $5 bill

The Federal Reserve, the American central bank, today unveiled a new, more secure design for the $5 banknote that will be issued and enter circulation in early 2008. A new $100 bill will follow.

Similar to recently redesigned $10, $20 and $50 bills, the new $5 bill incorporates improved, easy-to-use security features, making it easier for businesses and consumers to check the new $5 bills they receive and more difficult for counterfeiters to copy.

Special features include two new watermarks

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